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IMM VI Eds Choice

The latest Virtual Issue from our journal Immunology is an Editor's Choice, personally curated by Editor-in-Chief Danny Altmann.

Both the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences have recently announced their lists of new Fellows for 2017. Congratulations to the following BSI members on being elected as Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the discipline.

Saturday 29 April marks our favourite day of the year, the International Day of Immunology!

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor.

To raise awareness of World Primary Immunodeficiency Week, and improve diagnosis and treatment, the BSI has pooled together some of its most recent resources on the topic and will be posting on social media throughout the day.  

Girl receiving oral polio vaccine

This week marks World Immunisation Week (24 - 30 April). Immunisation is one of the most effective public health interventions in the world and saves 2 to 3 million lives a year.

Tuesday 25 April marks World Malaria Day.

This week (24 – 31 April) is Allergy Awareness Week.

World Meningitis Day logo

Monday 24 April marks World Meningitis Day.


March for Science logo

The March for Science is taking place this Saturday, 22 April, at various locations around the UK and worldwide. 

Mark Peakman

After ten years at the helm, Mark Peakman has stepped down as two-term Editor-in-Chief of Clinical & Experimental Immunology.

Ananda Goldrath (c) Erik Jepsen

The BSI journals team is delighted to welcome Ananda Goldrath as associate editor of Immunology.

Following our recent nominations call for positions on the BSI Board of Trustees and Forum, we are pleased to announce the following appointments. All candidates were elected unopposed.

We’ve published a new briefing for a House of Lords debate on neglected tropical diseases.

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

The British Society for Immunology has written to Public Health England to highlight our concerns over measles immunisation rates in the UK.

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor.

We've published a new policy briefing on immunodeficiencies.